The 3-Series might trick you into believing that its just a driver’s car that only knows tricks that work for the person behind the wheel, but once you get in one of its other seats and it starts eating up mile after mile of road, you’ll see that it’s also an excellent long trip partner.
So, while the driver is enjoying the optional variable steering and the low position, you can sit and relax, as the Comfort mode of the adaptive suspension and the generous seats allow you to relax. This is true regardless of you position in the car, as the rear passengers now benefit from a lot of extra head and leg room.
The access to the vehicle has also been made easier, thanks to the longer wheelbase and the seating position is almost paradoxical: it’s quite low, but this doesn’t make it unpleasant at all. The all-round visibility is good, so you get to enjoy the landscape in every way you like.
The soundproofing detaches you from the elements, but you never get bored, as you’re always aware of the vehicle’s speed and, if, like in the case of our test car, you choose to take a deep dive in the list of optional extras, you’ll have plenty of toys to keep you busy.
The fact that the driver doesn’t have to work too hard to overtake also offers you a certain dose of psychological comfort. However, not all the tech assets
of the car work for this chapter. For example, the excellent autonomy of the car means that you’ll no longer have an excuse for asking the person behind the wheel to pull over for a few moments from time to time.Continue reading